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Brenda Long and her mother, June Alleman, both of International Falls, feel sadness as they look over photos of Brenda's brother Gary Trafton (left) and her father, Michael Trafton, both of whom died from alcohol-related illnesses. Bob King / Forum News Service
Drinking ourselves to death: Alcohol-related deaths on the rise in Minnesota
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
Certified sommelier Justin Blanford says he enjoys introducing customers to different wines through classes offered at 99 Bottles in Moorhead, Minn. Nick Bremer / Submitted photo
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
July 19, 2018 - 6:20pm
July 5, 2018
Canning the refreshing sugar-lime taste of Brazil's national beverage was no easy feat, but the folks at Novo Fogo have created the perfect combination -- bringing the taste of Brazil to the Midwest. Emma Vatnsdal / Forum News Service
Ditch the bottle and try these 5 canned cocktails
July 5, 2018 - 6:59pm
July 4, 2018
George Washington, pictured here by painter Gilbert Stuart, could not tell a lie - he liked to have a drink, or two. Special to Forum News Service
Want to drink like a Founding Father? Try a Portuguese wine
July 4, 2018 - 7:15am
March 27, 2018
Burrito Union bartender Rio Daugherty paired a Hershey's milk chocolate egg with an Irish Butterfly. Christa Lawler / Forum News Service
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
March 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
March 1, 2018
Grand jury issues murder charge in snowmobile crash
March 1, 2018 - 8:07pm
November 11, 2017
Barnesville’s municipal liquor store, Fire Hall Liquors, lost $8,582 in 2016, 2.1 percent of total sales. The city will hold a public hearing about the store on Dec. 11. (David Samson / Forum News Service)
Some city-owned liquor stores in western Minnesota struggle financially
November 11, 2017 - 3:53pm
August 9, 2017
Bottles of rye whiskey  (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
Elvis Presley plays guitar during a concert in Fort Worth, Texas, early in his career. (File Photo/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Elvis Presley, 40 years after his death, remains an icon and a cautionary tale
August 9, 2017 - 4:30am
July 19, 2017
Recently, hard sparkling seltzers have gained popularity as a low-calorie option, with many ranging from 92 to 140 calories. Photo courtesy of Happy Harry’s Bottle Shops / Special to The Forum
Bikini-friendly beverages: Enjoy these beers and seltzers without guilt
July 19, 2017 - 12:10pm
July 5, 2017
A bartender pours a beer at The Sovereign in Washington, D.C. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Dixie D. Vereen
Lots of 'craft' beer is brewed by Anheuser-Busch - here's how to spot the real stuff
July 5, 2017 - 4:35pm
June 30, 2017
A vehicle pulling a fishing boat moves by a sign Friday, June 30, on Eighth Street South in Moorhead announcing Sunday liquor sales will start this weekend in Minnesota, just in time for the big July 4th weekend. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
An 'easy decision': Minnesota liquor stores stocked for first-ever Sunday sales
June 30, 2017 - 8:57pm
June 21, 2017
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.
SD congresswoman's family-based substance abuse treatment bill passes House
June 21, 2017 - 5:19pm
May 29, 2017
Palomez mixed by Elijah Larson "Poppa Shakes".David Samson / The Forum
Shake it 'til you make it: 3 cocktails to kick off summer
May 29, 2017 - 10:32am
January 17, 2017
Is this the year Sunday liquor store sales ban ends? Minnesota House panel says yes.
January 17, 2017 - 8:55pm
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